Need A Parking Space? Check Your Cell Phone!

San Fransisco is installing a $23 million program called SFPark that will convert 6,000 of San Francisco’s 24,000 metered parking spaces into “smart” spots. These special parking spots are currently being fitted with sensors that will allow drivers to find available spaces over a city-wide wi-fi network. The network will show available spots on drivers’…

Jessie Baylin: Firesight

Jessie Baylin has released her first album and the reviews are highly positive. Here is a YouTube sample of a song that is included on her first album. The song is “Contradicting Words”: [kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/SzXO9kxDjxE” width=”350″ height=”288″ wmode=”transparent” /] link: Jessie Baylin’s Home Page She is just so talented. – Yes, I bought the CD….

How to make your own Surveys

[kml_flashembed movie=”http://www.youtube.com/v/KuduH55U7cM” width=”350″ height=”288″ wmode=”transparent” /] If you saw the post about how you can make your own polls then you know I mentioned something about being able to do surveys. So I did a tutorial on this for all of you. First off you need to create a free Poll Daddy and login. Once…

Microsoft X-Box 360 – Price Cuts & Bigger Hard Disks

Microsoft today made some changes to their pricing schemes and also announced new systems with bigger hard drives. Microsoft stated that the 20g systems will be selling for $299, a drop of $50, while supplies last. In addition new models with larger hard drives in the 60g and 120g will also be offered. The costs…

Apps Store, iPod Touch, Hating 3G, and Updates

Hello everyone, once again.  I am here to talk about my experience with the Apps store, maybe getting an iTouch, iPhone sucks, and a few updates.  Without any more little chit-chat, here it is. As me hating went on during release day, I remembered that the apps store was released that day as well.  So…

Follow-Up: Gas Stations Charging More with Credit Cards

Earlier in the week I posted about gas stations charging customers more (the 2% fee that VISA charges the gas company) when purchasing gas at the pump.  With this story getting a lot of hype, VISA has offered an official policy in regards to the legality of the issue: You may have noticed that gas…

Grocery Store Value Cards: Modern Day Ripoff Scheme?

Sorry, maybe it’s different in most other places, but here in the Morristown Tennessee area, we tend to have the grocery stores with their “value cards.” Sadly, the “value” they save you ends up costing just as much as the normal price at Wal-Mart. I was at Ingles on the west end of Morristown the…

Grilling Chicken with a Can of Beer

I will admit that I was skeptical – highly skeptical, in fact – about beer can chicken. It was delicious. I was introduced to this method of grilling chicken by a local group of LAN party enthusiasts, who proved that they can cook as well as they can modify computers and game. This was the…

A Win for Net Neutrality

It is a victory for net neutrality and privacy online. It means that internet service providers (ISP) cannot throttle the internet, at their discretion: “WASHINGTON – A recommendation to punish Comcast Corp. for blocking subscribers’ Internet traffic should serve as a warning to other service providers, the nation’s top telecommunications regulator said Friday. Federal Communications…